National Bank Open—Toronto, Canada

First-round results:

Monday’s opening round action at the National Bank Open in Toronto, Canada saw No. 16 seed Lorzeno Musetti easily dismiss Yoshihito Nishioka 6-4, 6-1.

The Italian will next face Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis.

In other action, Herbert Hurkacz, Matteo Berrettini, Francisco Cerundolo, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina and Jiri Lehecka all reached the second round of the event.

Under the lights, former World No. 3 and hometown favourite Milos Raonic dispatched No. 10 seed Frances Tiafoe

Over in Montreal, Jasmine Paolini upset Donna Vekic 7-6(3), 6-2. Paolini will next face Madison Keys in the second round. The American defeated Venus Williams 6-2, 7-5.

Other results on the day included No. 12 seed Belinda Bencic, No. 16 seed Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens, Karolina Pliskova and Marie Bouzkova marching into the round of 32.

Tuesday’s action in Montreal and Toronto will feature Casper Ruud, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Elena Rybakina, Bianca Andresscu and Leylah Fernandez.

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Milos Raonic Defeats (9) Frances Tiafoe 67(12) 76(4) 63
(12) Tommy Paul Defeats Diego Schwartzman 63 36 64
(15) Herbert Hurkacz Defeats Alexander Bublik 63 76(2)
(16) Lorenzo Musetti Defeats Yoshihito Nishioka 64 61
Matteo Berrettini Defeats Gregoire Barrere 64 63
Francisco Cerundolo Defeats Alexis Galarneau 62 46 64
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Defeats J.J. Wolf 60 62
Jiri Lehecka Defeats Brandon Nakashima 75 36 76(2)
Taro Daniel Defeats Adrian Mannarino 76(5) 64
Thanasi Kokkinakis Defeats Zhizhen Zhang 75 64
Gael Monfils Defeats Christopher Eubanks 76(3) 67(4) 61


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